Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New List Price on This 4 Bedroom 2001 Bryant Home Near Seattle's University Village: $829,900

Sale at PB on upholstered furnishings like this. Would be perfect for this home.
Home located above University Village in the Bryant neighborhood.  Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a lower level kitchen apartment.  View the photos here and let me know if you would like to learn more about this Craftsman-style Saltbox home built for entertaining.  Attached two car garage with alley access.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Brand New Modern Home Tucked Down a Private Drive Near Lake City in Cedar Park: Listed Today at $649,950

This home features a modern back terrace and master deck. Shop RH
 for inspiring ideas to furnish these outdoor spaces.
Head North of Mathew's Beach on Sand Point Way and you'll find this gorgeous new home.  View the online photo gallery of this just-completed 4 bedroom, 2.25 bath modern home with open floor plan and bright, spacious rooms.  Tricked out master suite with its own deck.  Kitchen with quartz counters and stainless steel appliances.    Attached garage.  Let me know if you would like to hear more.

Monday, December 29, 2014

1940s Seattle Bungalow: Great for the Commuter. Listed at $499,950

Take a look at the photos of this in-city Seattle home with detached garage and alley access.  Located just off Sand Point Way, this bungalow is perfectly located for commuting to nearby Seattle Children's, the UW and downtown. Take your stand up paddle board to Magnuson Park, just down the road, or hop on the Burke Gilman Trail.  Three bedrooms, two baths, hardwood floors and a fully fenced yard.  Lots of potential in an area with refurbished homes.  Let me know if you would like to hear more!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Year-round Beach Cottage in Seabrook: Newly Constructed Vacation Home Listed at $389,000

Explore all Seabrook has to offer including this Town Hall for events.

Hitting the Coast over the holidays?  Check out this 2 bedroom 1.5 bath garden cottage in Seabrook, WA. The home offers 768 sq ft. of efficient living. If you need more space there is plenty of room to expand on the lot or build a new home. Asking price is $389,000.

For additional information and photos follow this link. I'm here to assist with vacation homes as well.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Charm Intact. Classic 1911 Seattle Craftsman: Offers to be Reviewed Tuesday. Listed at $599,950

For inspiration, turn to This Old House for their story on the DIY of this 1909 home.
Imagine the possibilities with this one.  Original features await your touch: hardwood floors inlaid with walnut, pocket doors and built-in cabinetry, box beam ceilings, stained glass windows, old fashioned radiators and vintage fixtures.  Four large bedrooms, a sleeping porch, a library, an enclosed front porch, and a basement with high ceilings.  High Walking Score neighborhood near Greenlake, Woodland Park etc.  View the photos here and let's discuss.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Beachy! Walk to the Ocean from Your Grayland Getaway. Ocean Cabin Listed at $210,000

Yearn for a weekend home that transports you from the City's bustle? This Grayland, WA beach cabin is a few doors up from the Pacific Ocean.  Tucked among the trees and complete with an artist's studio and loft this cheery, cedar-sided two bedroom beach home is a great find.  A wall of windows brings the outdoors in.  Updates include metal roof, well system with filter, and features including an open floor plan, loft ceilings, wood stove, garden shed and fire pit. Care to hear more?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

1918 Restored Craftsman Near Greenlake: 4 Bedroom Seattle Home on the Market at $599,000 Today

Click here for decorating ideas such as these.
Rocking chair front porch, designer kitchen and new bathrooms.  Extra space in lower level.  Take a look at the photos and let me know if you would like to hear more about this thoughtfully restored, neat and tidy Craftsman located West of I5 and near Greenlake and Woodland Park. 

Monday, December 15, 2014

Golden Gardens Home Perched Above the Rail Line: $1,287,000 Seattle Home on the Market with Unobstructed Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain Views

Visit pinterest for ideas on outdoor décor
 and lighting like this.
An in-city retreat with a vacation feel and park-like grounds.  Take a look at the photos of the 1962 home with gorgeous lawns and patios, located on the water side of a dead end lane.  Train enthusiasts will enjoy this NW Esplanade home's locale and home cooks will relish the spacious rooms and entertaining spaces. Three bedroom, three bath, hardwood floors. 

North Lake Property for Builders or Developers: Listed at $450,000. Zoned for 3 Story Multi-Unit

Imagine the possibilities, like this.
This Lake Forest Park home is situated on a dead end street over Bothell Way, north of Lake City.  A builder or developer will see the lot's potential to house a duplex or multi unit project. With some views of Lake Washington, it's a piece of land that's worth checking out.  Photos and map are online here.  Value is in the land.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Amazing Gig Harbor Views: 1970s House with Downtown Gig Harbor Convenience and Tons of Potential

Take a look at the Mount Rainier and Gig Harbor Puget Sound water views on this online photo gallery.  This one owner home is listed at $509,000 and features a terrific yard and views.  Envision the updates that can be made to the large rooms and sunny vistas.  Wonderful Pierce Country opportunity.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1914 Seattle Cottage: Offered at $339,950

Bring your designer vision of what this bungalow could be. Two bedroom 1.5 bath cottage in North East Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood. With a more open floor plan than this era typically offers, the home features a new roof from this Summer and recent systems updates.  Large lot with a yard offering plenty of potential, parking and a great location for commuting to UW, Children's Hospital and more. View the photos online here and I will get you more info!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

1960s Home in Seattle's Bryant Area: Renovated and Listed at $735,000

Photo by Frey, 1965. Enco gas station, Palm Springs CA.
Embrace the 60s.  Click here to view the thoughtfully updated mid century Anderson home on a corner lot.  Chefs Kitchen, new finishes, bar in the rec room, attached garage and more.  Contact me for further information. 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Ski Season! You Want This Log Cabin in the Woods at Blewitt Pass. Listed at $229,000

Imagine the possibilities with this one. View the photos online to see this Peshashtin, WA cabin's rock fireplace and more.  The home offers a full basement for storage of year round recreational equipment.  Expand your land by also purchasing additional acreage which is available.  Five minutes to the famed Big Y Café,15 minutes to Leavenworth, and 30 minutes to Wenatchee.  Care to hear more about this Chelan County getaway?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Breathtaking Views. Fun Remodel or Rebuild Opportunity: Blue Ridge View Home for $559,000

The Olympic Mountains. Fred Nelson. Seattle Times.
Enjoy Nature's drama from your huge kitchen- sunsets over the Olympics being an outstanding example this time of year.  This little two bedroom 1940 home in North Beach with Olympic Mountain and Puget Sound views is on the market.  The kitchen was expanded in the 60s.  Take a look online at the photos and contact me for further information.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Madison Park Home for Sale. Salt Box Listed at $1,195,000

Perfectly designed shingled Seattle Salt Box with soaring ceilings on every floor, large windows to bring in the beauty & light. An open floor plan on the 1st floor for a modern vibe. Custom cabinetry and granite counters in the chef’s kitchen. Spacious master suite. 3 bedrooms plus a media room. Built-in storage abounds. The lower level is easily configured as a guest suite. Radiant in floor heating, private landscaped court yard & deck off living room. Close to shops, restaurants and the lake. Listed at $1,195,000.
If you would like a tour of this home or others in the area just call or email and I'd be happy to show you.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Four Bedroom Ravenna/Maple Leaf Home on Market for $659,000

For a bathroom sink similar to what this home offers,
check out the selection online here.
This home on 19th and 80th has an opened-up, remodeled kitchen and a full height lower level.  Take a look at the online photos here of the complete remodel of a classic 1929 Seattle home. 2.75 baths. Attached garage. Close to transit and more.

Monday, November 24, 2014

A Few Houses Up from the Bryant PCC: Three Bedroom 1951 Home Listed at $575,000

Take a look at the online photos of this home that is great for commuters and offers a large, level lot.  Updated with today's finishes this neat and tidy 50s home features a lower level MIL with separate entrance.  Bonus shops and studio spaces.  Take a look and let me know if you'd like to learn more.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Admire the Cool Architecture During a Jacksonhole WY Getaway: Rolling Huts-Style Cabins by Wheel Haus at the Fireside Resort

My family had the pleasure of staying in the Kundig designed Rolling Huts this past summer in Mazama, WA.  The architecture and Methow vistas were incredible.  The huts?   They are an inspiring example of small, efficient and gorgeous spaces.

Wheel Haus produces structures similar to the Rolling Huts.  Treat yourself to a Wyoming getaway and stay in one at the Fireside Resort.  Here's a link to them. I have info on their special rates.  Or, book a cross country ski holiday in Mazama and stay in one of the Rolling Huts.  I can fill you in on what to bring.

And when you return, let's take a look at vacant lots where you can plop down your own rolling cabin.  Perhaps somewhere like here on Bainbridge Island?

4 Bedroom Storybook Cottage Directly across from Our Lady of the Lake School: Offered at $500,000

"Storybook" done Cobh Ireland style.
Talk about curb appeal! This charming 1926 home located in Wedgwood is updated yet has kept its architectural charm intact.  Tucked away off 35th, the bright home looks across at the main entrance to OLL parish and school; and this home's garage and long drive makes for plenty of parking.  Basement with tall ceilings offers even more potential.  View the online photo gallery here, and call or email me to discuss this great home.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Home with Separate Pool House in North Bend: Outstanding Views of Mt. Si. Listed at $592,500

Perched in the Cascade mountain range, the North Bend area is a gorgeous home base for winter sports and more.  This three bedroom home is worth a look at its current price.  View the online photo gallery here to get an idea of the outstanding Pacific Northwest mountain views in an area close to hiking, skiing and a commute into the City.  Enjoy your own swimming pool in a gabled pool house.  Contact me to hear more!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

1931 Montlake Tudor

Here is a Tudor that has been renewed in a studs out remodel that turned it into a bright and efficient home ready for another 80 years. Half a block from the Arboretum with easy freeway access and close enough to walk to work at the UW.  4 bedrooms and 1.75 baths. Asking $875,000. 

Follow this link for additional photos and information. 

If you’d like to tour this or other homes available in the area just call or email me.




Monday, November 17, 2014

1966 Mercer Island View Home: $1,275,000

Lots of space and tons of views from Crestwood Place on Mercer Island!  4,500 mid century home with 180 degree Lake Washington, Bellevue and Cascade Mountain views from both public and private spaces.  Attached three car garage.  Offers, if any, being reviewed this Thursday.  Let me know if you'd like to hear more once you've viewed the photos and information here.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Attention Rehabbers: John Burrows Modern Seattle Home Listed at $249,000. Stabilize, Reno or Start Anew

This photo from the Seattle Times of another
Burrows-built home captures the style well.
John Burrows-built Northwest style homes are typically perched in gorgeous wooded lots. This three bedroom north end home on the market for $249,000 is a perfect example. The home is in Lake Forest Park and is situated on a 23,000 square foot lot offering privacy and enviable Pacific Northwest forested vistas.  Close to the Farmer's Market, Third Place Books and more the home features tongue and groove ceilings and clerestory windows.  

A definite project, the home is being sold "as is" and would make a fun project for the motivated renovator/rehabber.  Or, start from scratch and take advantage of the lot located up a long, private driveway.

Care to hear more? Click here to see the two exterior photos and we can discuss the details.


Monday, November 10, 2014

New Price for this 5 Bedroom Craftsman in Seattle's Bryant Neighborhood: Not Staged. Listed Today at $649,950

Check out Remodelista for ideas on how to
spruce up this great home. 
Disguise a flat screen TV perhaps?
This 1920 home located on a quiet street in Bryant is between Assumption St Bridget school and Bryant Elementary.  Alley access with detached garage.  Walk to shops, bakeries, the Northeast Seattle library, restaurants and pubs.  Easy commute via bus.  Picture your personal touch and design sense for this terrific home.View the photos online here and let me know if you'd like to take a look. 

Friday, November 7, 2014

Live Every Day Like You’re Feasting at Canlis. Home with Canal Views and Lanai, by Canlis Restaurant Architect Roland Terry Listed at $750,000

A Terry home on Lopez from UW archives.
The Thanksgiving table.
Mid century contemporary home with soaring ceilings, log accents and bright spaces by renowned Pacific Northwest architect Terry.  Located below Seattle Prep on Delmar the home offers terrific Montlake Cut canal views plus an entirely separate guest suite with second kitchen.  A distinct and gorgeous home, from the massive front doors on, and in a definitive Northwest style.  View the photos here and let me know if you’d like to take a look.  This one’s a gem.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

New Construction Green Build Modern Home Near Greenlake: Condo Alternative with No Shared Common Walls Listed at $399,950

Kick off the holidays and invite your friends over to your chic, just-finished modern home: a home base that's great for runners (Greenlake is nearby) and commuters (plus it's near excellent bus routes).  Take a look at the photos here, of this bright and sunny contemporary home with parking and no HOA fees. Conveniently located for the commuter, it's located north of 85th in Seattle's Greenlake neighborhood.  Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and "Green Guard" quartz counters.  Contact me to hear more.  Last home available.

Monday, November 3, 2014

8,600+ Square Foot Level Lot with Turn Key, Tidy Midcentury Home: Private Home with Tons of Parking on 145th. Listed at $369,000

This 1940s two bedroom home is located on a large lot directly on 145th and offers plenty of room to expand. Close to the Burke Gilman, Lake Forest Park, Shoreline and more it's a great urban location.  View the photos here of this nicely updated home with bright new kitchen,  vaulted ceilings, three car garage and shop plus space for boats.  Large gate closes off the home and lot from the arterial and offers plenty of room to turn around for easy departure back onto the main road.  Care to hear more?

Still Available- Incredible Views: Sheridan Terrace Midcentury Modern Home with Swimming Pool and Original Architecture. Listed at $795,800

A slice of Palm Springs in Lake Forest Park.  This home offers incredible Lake Washington and Cascade mountain views towards Saint Edwards State Park at the North end of the lake.  Private patio with sparkling pool out back.  Original 1959 Basalt fireplace. Four bedrooms.  Click here to view the photos and contact me to learn more.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Settle In: Sweeping Lake and Cascade View from 80s View Ridge Home Now Priced at $1,448,000

Take a look at this Lake Washington view home which celebrates soaring ceilings and sweeping views and where you can settle in to watch the Fall storms and eagles.  Modern fireplace with log storage under the hearth and other terrific design touches surprise.

Bonus? Nanny or MIL quarters on the main level.  Three bedrooms and 3.25 baths. Updated throughout. 

Location: Perched at the end of a lane above View Ridge Swim Club, the home comes with a club membership.  Easy commute to UW, Seattle Children's and downtown. Burke Gilman Trail and Magnuson Park are right there.

Contact me for details.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Circa 1909, This Shingled Fremont Cottage Offers Charm Plus a Separate Sauna and Hot Tub Studio Out Back

Visit the real Carmel-by-the-Sea
You just might think you're in Carmel, CA. With its shingled exterior and wood interior accents, this cheery and bright turn of the century bungalow is in Seattle's vibrant Fremont neighborhood. Separate outbuilding across the patio features a sauna and in ground hot tub. Two bedrooms.  Thoughtful use of space including covered porches for larger living. View the photos here and let me know if you'd like to hear more about this in-city home listed today at $450,000.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Living on the Green: 5 Bedroom Home Abutting Sand Point Country Club Now Listed at $1,750,000

Peruse the online photo gallery of this Craftsman style home built on the golf course in 2006. Capturing Lake Washington and Cascade Mountain views from its balconies, the home is set up for entertaining with its Viking stove, wainscoted formal rooms, patios and plenty of extra space. Enjoy the Club from your new home on the 13th green at one of Seattle's best, in-city private clubs.  Contact me for further information.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Windermere Home with 3 Bedrooms on Main Floor, 1 on Lower: Now Listed at $949,000

Charming four bedroom, 2.75 bath Cape Cod home with finished lower level, copious storage and updates throughout. Spacious view deck and private landscape back yard for enjoying the lake and mountain views.  Click here to take a look at the photos and let me know if you'd like to hear more about this charming 1946 home.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Watch the Clouds Over Puget Sound: Olympic Mountain View Home Listed. Mid Century Modern in North Beach

That storm yesterday was breathtaking to watch from Seattle's North Beach neighborhood.  This 1950 home with covered view deck overlooks Puget Sound and its migrating orca whales.  Excellent opportunity for a buyer looking to rejuvenate and celebrate a 1950 style home.

Three bedroom, 1.75 bath home listed at $730,000.  Level yard with more views, huge great room with fireplace.   Photos are online here.  Contact me for more information!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mt Baker May Get Snow Soon: Own This Ski Cabin Just Down the Road for $169,900

Track snow forecasts here.
Two bedroom, 1.75 bath log cabin with loft in Glacier, WA makes an excellent jumping off point for skiing, Nordic skiing, fishing, hiking and more. View the photos here and let me know if you'd like to hear more about the cabin. 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Magnolia with 3 Bedrooms

3 bedrooms, 1 bath located just a few blocks from West Magnolia Park. Built to last in 1943.

Basement provides ample storage. Detached garage for your car and a partially fenced yard and patio for your friends. Asking $490,000.

If you'd like to tour this home or others in the area just call or email.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Gorgeous Puget Sound & Olympic Mountain Views from this $559,000 Cottage

Checked out the Center for Wooden Boats pond yet?  It's a great addition
to the South Lake Union neighborhood. But from this North shore home,
you'll see much bigger boats racing.
New 1940 home on the market in North Beach Seattle.  View the listing photos here and... check out the views!  Lower level, deck, yard and more. Email or ring me to hear more.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Here's a Fun One: Groovy View Ridge View Home at $892,999

A buyer with a fondness for space-age design will love this 60s property situated to capture Lake Washington and Cascade Mountain views.  Lovingly restored by the home's second owner, this four bedroom house is incredibly unique: in a good way for the Design within Reach-minded buyer.  Perfect for entertaining.

60s era fireplace, soaring spaces with beefy 16 foot beams, updated kitchen with 6 burner, stainless countertops, Thermodor and more.  View the photos online here, including the architect's original sketch, and give me a call or email.  Easy commute. Close to UW, Burke Gilman and Seattle Children's. Bundle up and listen to the Christmas Ships from your view decks.  This is one to check out!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Bryant/Ravenna Remodel on 25th Ave NE

A nicely finished remodel of a classic Tudor. They did a great job of finishing off the upstairs and basement to capture some very usable space and the kitchen just sings. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Asking $725,000. For more information on the property and photos....

If you'd like a tour of this home or others in the Ravenna and Bryant neighborhoods just call or email me.

Updated Ravenna Home Asking $629,000

A Ravenna favorite: Third Place Books.
1949 four bedroom, 1.75 bath home in Ravenna. Recent remodel includes all new wiring and new electrical panel, new furnace, new egress windows, new bath with in-floor heat. Finished basement and fenced yard. An easy walk to Zeeks or Third Place Books.

For additional photos and property information click here, or call or email me for a tour.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

$399,000 View Lot in Magnolia Awaits Your Design: For Sale in Seattle

The Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound are the views from this property perched above 29th Avenue West in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood.  Offers will be reviewed on Monday October 20 for this investment property. Take a look at the photos of the lot's views here.  Value is in the land itself, not existing 1925 home.

Monday, October 13, 2014

1970 Leschi Seattle View Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Protege, Architect Theodore Bower

Book on architecture may be purchased here.
Furnishings like this, befitting the era, may be found
at Design Within Reach and on eBay.
The photos of this home tell the story: click here to view them.  Unobstructed views of Lake Washington, the Cascade mountains and Mt. Rainier.  Soaring ceilings and windows. Bleached wood finishes.  Kitchen with Cararra counters.  Artist studio.  Two car attached garage.  Listed today at $1,697,000.  Let me know if you'd like to hear more.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Who Else Goes to Farmer Bob's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Each October? Own This Log Cabin Just Up the Road.

Log cabin winter décor ideas online here.
We shoot corn from a Corn Cannon each year at Farmer Bob's, get nice and muddy down in the pumpkin patch and eat their roasted corn. 

The area is always a favorite: the light just seems better  in Snohomish.  This four bedroom log cabin, just around the bend from Farmer Bob's in Maltby, is on the market for $614,000. 

A 2+ acre family weekend place or a perfect spot to move to and escape the City?  Your choice.